Im a bit unsure??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by megancribb, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. megancribb

    megancribb New Egg

    Feb 12, 2012
    I have 9 appprox 9 week old Arucana??? chicks.. they are all well feathered and I have been told you can sex them by their tails??? I will try and get a pic later.. they all have quite straight long tails that stick straight up/out.. What is the true way to sex these types of chicken?? 8 of the 9 are a lavender/grey colour and I have one brownish one..... all but one have wee tufts on their heads??
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    New York State
    My Coop
    At 9 weeks you should be able to sex by their combs. Cockerels will have bigger, red combs; pullets' will be smaller and very pale.

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    Last edited: Feb 12, 2012
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 14, 2011
    ok i'm going to guess that ur not from the united states, correct? if you are from here then Arucana's dont have tails. i would have to see pics of them to try and guess gender

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